You have to take the Glutamine for long term. The effect of glutamine is not as obvious as of creatine, but it has unnoticed advantages. It is the richest amino acid in the body and helps with the recovery by helping the muscle to increase glycogen stores.
It supplies the muscles with growth hormones and stabilizes your immune system so you stay healthy. It can also help you in that you will not quickly tire of training. You can thus increase the intensity of your workout for a longer time. In addition, glutamine promotes your post-workout recovery.
7-10 gr directly after waking up:
You can take it with your whey protein shake. Since glutamine is quickly absorbed, it helps your body to stop the catabolic phase.
7-10 gr after training:
If you take glutamine after training, it helps you to increase your glycogen storage after an intense workout
7-10 gr 30 to 60 minutes before you go to bed:
This is another great opportunity just before you go to bed to protect your hard earned muscles. If you take glutamine with your casein shake, you can be sure that your muscles are well protected.
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Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you’re concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.
Evangeline has taken part in competitive sports since a young age. As a qualified RYA Dinghy Instructor, she understands the importance of proper nutrition for fuelling extreme and endurance sports, especially due to her experience in Team GBR Squads and captaining and coaching her University first team.
In her spare time, Evangeline loves running – especially marathons. On the weekends, you’ll find her taking on water sports or hiking up a hill. Her favourite evenings are spent taking on a HIIT session or squats in the gym before digging into some spicy food and a ton of vegetables – yum!
Find out more about Evie's experience here.